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Re^2: Things I Don't Use in Perl

by rjbs (Pilgrim)
on Aug 24, 2005 at 02:40 UTC ( #486077=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Things I Don't Use in Perl
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My understanding of "when study is needed" was: never. I thought that the results of studying were never used, these days. Is that not true?


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Re^3: Things I Don't Use in Perl
by duff (Vicar) on Aug 24, 2005 at 16:03 UTC

    I think study does as it always did. It analyzes the string and builds a data structure from it such that repeated REs on that string are ever so slightly more efficient in execution time.

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